Get the latest knowledge and tools about international labour standards!
The Academy is a unique regional event that offers a choice of online highly-specialized training courses on international labour standards (ILS), and provides knowledge and tools on them to a broad range of professionals from Africa active in promoting rights at work. During its virtual Master Classes, participants from various professional backgrounds gather to explore the key role of ILS in the COVID-19 social and economic recovery and, more generally, in the UN Sustainable Development framework.
Apply to one of the courses under the Academy by 21 October 2020.
The following professionals from the African continent are encouraged to apply: ILO's tripartite constituents (including labour inspectors, law and policy officials from Ministries of labour and employment); judges, lawyers and law professors; journalists, correspondents, reporters, editors and publishers working in all types of media; public relations professionals and press officers of employers’, workers’, governmental and non-governmental organizations; representatives of NGOs concerned with labour rights; ILO and UN officials; staff from multilateral development banks and other development institutions.
Each specialized course is designed for a specific audience and their professional needs. The courses will take full advantage of participants’ and experts’ high-level of competencies and experience, therefore devoting considerable time to practical exercises like case studies and Internet demonstrations.
In addition, participants from the different courses part of the Academy will have the opportunity to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences when joining the virtual Master Classes, with simultaneous interpretation in different languages. These sessions will deal with ILS as a useful decent work compass in the COVID-19 social and economic recovery and, more generally, in the UN Sustainable Development framework.